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A few strange stories

...Boom towns turned to ghost towns overnight. They worked their way west, prospecting different tributaries of the Yukon River, until they reached the Bering Sea and the city of Nome. There, some say, the spirit of the Klondike gave its last...
Five Good Reads: Michelle Hale

...with poignancy that is crushing at times, is Dan O'Neill's "A Land Gone Lonesome: An Inland Voyage Along the Yukon River," about the locking up of Alaska and the taking away of places that were our homes. I remember the sense of loss I felt...
The Zen Master of the Big Salmon River

...Salmon River, a 150-mile or so Yukon River tributary Bjorn had traveled once...onto the wide-open space of the Yukon River, stopping to explore Big Salmon...we spent one more night on the Yukon River, roasting chicken sausages on...
Longtime Seattle Times travel writer Stanton Patty dies

...Ernest Patty managed gold-dredging operations near the Yukon River, became the first professor of geology at what would...and those of a favorite dog, on a hill overlooking the Yukon River near his boyhood home.
One last summer road trip for Troop 6

...000 other scouts," Dobson said via email. "Last summer this group and others did a 225-mile canoe trip down the Yukon River. They work well and get along great. There will always be some conflict with a group this size, but all of it...
Virginia Ginny, Ginna Sue Copland DVM

...she met Truman Middleton, an FAA employee in electronics at a square dance. They were married on the banks of the Yukon River in Eagle, AK, in 1982. After she completed a three year residency at University of California, Davis in veterinary...
Yukon River salmon swim to Canada in record high numbers

...FAIRBANKS - Despite a below-average overall run, the Yukon River king salmon population had the highest number of Chinooks...salmon run, which is expected to reach its pre-season Yukon River estimate of more than 700,000 fish.As a result of...
Alaska Science Forum: Ancient pike found in Interior lake mud

...present 8,000 years ago in the entire Tanana River watershed downstream of Quartz Lake, waters that connect to the Yukon River. It also hints that during the height of the last Ice Age, when New York City was buried in ice but Interior Alaska...
Yukon River chinook salmon run weaker than expected

...wildlife officials say the chinook salmon run on the Yukon River will be even weaker than expected.Most of the fish...managers report early-season chinook and chum on a Lower Yukon river are on track.This summer's chum run has been average...
Weekend rains bring relief for wildfire crews

...villages were taken to other communities as a precaution for elders, children and medically vulnerable people.In the Yukon River village of Nulato, dozens of the Athabascan community's 250 residents fled on boats to other communities last week...


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